YMCA of the USA
Across the United States, Ys are making a difference in three key areas of focus:
Youth Development: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen
Healthy Living: Improving the nation's health and well-being
Social Responsibility: Giving back and providing support to our neighbors
YMCA of the USA is the national resource office for the nation's 2,687 YMCAs, which serve 21 million people each year, including more than 9 million children under the age of 18. YMCAs respond to critical social needs by drawing on their collective strength as one of America's largest not-for-profit community service organizations.
Through a variety of programs and services focused on the holistic development of children and youth, family strengthening, and health and well being for all, YMCAs unite men, women and children of all ages, faiths, backgrounds, abilities and income levels. From urban areas to small towns, YMCAs have proudly served America's communities for nearly 160 years by building healthy spirit, mind and body for all.